18 dead, 189 injured in China tanker truck blast

first_imgFirefighters look for residents trapped in collapsed buildings in the aftermath of a tanker truck explosion near a highway in Wenling in eastern China’s Zhejiang province Saturday, June 13, 2020. CHINATOPIX VIA AP The truck carrying liquefied gas exploded around 4:45 p.m. on the Shenyang-Haikou Expressway south of Shanghai in Zhejiang province, the official Xinhua News Agency said, citing local authorities. BEIJING – A tanker truck exploded on a highway in southeastern China on Saturday, killing 18 people and injuring at least 189 others, authorities said. A second explosion followed when the truck fell onto a factory workshop, Xinhua said. (AP) The explosion caused extensive damage to nearby buildings. One photo showed firefighters hosing down a row of buildings with blown-out facades well into the night.last_img read more

Michael John Lukie

first_imgMichael John Lukie 65, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Wednesday June 27, 2018 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.He was born August 5, 1952 in Madison, IN, son of the late Harry Lukie and Margaret (French) Lukie.Michael has worked for Randall Company in Vevay, Chase Heating and Plumbing, Terrace View Health Care in maintenance and also bartended at Riverside Cafe.. He was a member of the Aurora VFW.Michael enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to yard sales and looking through the Wheeler Dealer magazine. He loved to play darts and cards. Michael enjoyed time with his family and friends and he will be greatly missed.Michael is survived by his loving spouse, Loraine (Covington) Lukie, children, Shandra Lab of MT, Joshua (Stacey) Lukie of Lawrenceburg, IN, Jodi (Brian) Goldsberry of Burlington, KY, James (Deborah) Karn of Belle, MO; siblings, Frances Sheldon of West Liberty, KY, Paula Foss of Upland, CA, David (Donna) Lukie of North Vernon, IN, Billy (Brenda) Lukie of NC, James R. Lukie of ID; grandchildren, Fischer, Tanner, Marley and Waylyn Lukie, Lindsey and Travis Goldsberry, Kerri, Kristina, Kellsie and Kaitlynne Karn, Kory and Lane Bressert and MacKenzie (Jon) Phillips; great-grandchildren, Lynzie Whaley, Aubrey Clark, Mason Ferrick, Elijah Karn, Kensley Ferrick and Brooklyn Mitchell; and many nieces and nephews..He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Misty Bressert, sister, Allie Springer.Friends will be received Thursday, July 5, 2018, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at 6:00 pm with Pastor Tommy Beatley officiating.Contributions may be made to the Funeral Expenses. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more